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Evaluation of diet as a cause of gastric ulcers in horses.
OBJECTIVE To measure pH, volatile fatty acid (VFA) concentrations, and lactate concentrations in stomach contents and determine number and severity of gastric lesions in horses fed bromegrass hay andExpand
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Physiologic assessment of blood glucose homeostasis via combined intravenous glucose and insulin testing in horses.
OBJECTIVE To characterize the physiologic response to i.v. bolus injection of glucose and insulin for development of a combined glucose-insulin test (CGIT) in horses. ANIMALS 6 healthy mares and 1Expand
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Gastric ulcers in horses
Gastric ulcers are common in horses resulting in decreased performance and economic loss to the industry. Ulcers usually occur in the nonglandular mucosa of the stomach, which lacks adequateExpand
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Evaluation of the combined dexamethasone suppression/ thyrotropin-releasing hormone stimulation test for detection of pars intermedia pituitary adenomas in horses.
BACKGROUND A combined dexamethasone (DEX) suppression/thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) test (DEX/TRH test) has been developed to evaluate horses for presence of a pars intermedia pituitary adenomaExpand
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Clinical syndromes of gastric ulceration in foals and mature horses.
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New perspectives in equine gastric ulcer syndrome.
Equine gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS) is common in horses. A history of mild intermitted recurrent colic signs after eating is noted in many horses. Management of horses with abdominal pain caused byExpand
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Effect of omeprazole paste on gastric acid secretion in horses.
In a multicentre trial, 13 cannulated horses were treated orally once daily with a paste that delivered omeprazole at a dose of 4 and 5 mg/kg bwt in a 2-period crossover design to evaluate steadyExpand
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The bacterial community of the horse gastrointestinal tract and its relation to fermentative acidosis, laminitis, colic, and stomach ulcers.
The gastrointestinal tract of the horse has unique characteristics that make it well suited for the ingestion and utilization of roughage. The horse is considered a simple-stomached herbivore and isExpand
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Efficacy of omeprazole paste in the treatment and prevention of gastric ulcers in horses.
Equine gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS) is very common among performance horses, with a reported prevalence of approximately 90% in racehorses, and also > 50% in foals. Omeprazole, an acid pumpExpand
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A scoring system for gastric ulcers in the horse.
Five investigators familiar with gastric ulcer disease in horses met to establish a scoring system that could be utilised in future studies. Slides of gastric lesions were viewed and discussed and aExpand
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